The 3rd blood donation Marathon will take place at the SIT Teulada Town Hall on Friday August 18 from 5pm to 9pm and on Saturday August 19 from 9:30am to 1:30pm. The councillor Rosana Caselles mentioned during a press conference that the two previous editions had been very successful and it was obvious to continue the event this year. It is well known how important blood donation is and how many lives can be saved.
Carlos Linares, mayor of Teulada Moraira, also mentioned the importance of donating blood and pointed out that it is important to promote it during the summer months, as a lot of local people are on vacation. He invites al visitors of the municipality to participate in the blood donation marathon Teulada Moraira and thanked the sponsors who make it possible to hand out presents, organize a raffle and give discounts.
Salvador Perez, the person in charge of the blood transfusion center in Alicante, encourages everybody to donate blood and to realize that it is the easiest thing in the world. You need to be 18 or older and younger than 65, you must weigh more than 50kg and there will be a doctor present to check if you are apt to donate blood.
Maria Rosa Ivars works for the blood transfusion center Alicante in Teulada and has been honoured this year, because she had donated blood not once, not twice, but 60 times already. She is very proud of it and encourages especially young people to help saving lives.